We are presenting the second of two wrestling themed episodes of It Was a Thing on TV right here on the Place to be Wrestling Network.
 
This time Greg, Chico and Mike looked at WrestleMania 2 which was what the world was coming to and it didn't go so well.
 
In 1986, the World Wrestling Federation held the sequel to the first WrestleMania and tried to top that event's success holding it in three different venues and jamming it with celebrities all over the place. Join us as we talk about the color commentary of Susan St. James (UH-OH!) and the expert boxing judging of G. Gordon Liddy.
 
Remember to listen to It Was a Thing on TV each and every Wednesday over at the Place to be Nation POP Experience.

Happy WrestleMania Sunday! What’s the only thing bigger than two nights of WrestleMania? Pro Wrestling Love finishing its countdown of Top 25 Best Pro Wrestling Matches to take place in Japan between 2000-2009 on the Place To Be Nation, of course! Marty Sleeze aka Superstar Sleeze on PWO & Twitter is once again joined by Mike aka DaWho5 on PWO to complete their lists. Things kick off with an epic All Japan vs New Japan tag match that would have thought to have been unthinkable in the 90s. Mike delivers the goods with great in-depth analysis on Misawa vs Takayama. Marty Sleeze gives some love to originator of Pro Wrestling Love, Keiji Mutoh and the Mutoh Renaissance. BattlArts and FUTEN shine bright in the Top 5. Another three Kobashi matches are discussed, but does he have enough in the tank to get to #1? Or is he a bridesmaid? Marty and Mike agree on the Best Match to take place in Japan between 2000-2009 making it the Undisputed Greatest Match from Japan in 2000-2009 timeframe. You got to click the link, download and find out what it is.   Agree? Disagree? What was too high? Too Low? What was missed altogether? Let us know and keep on spreading the Pro Wrestling Love! 

Tyler Kelley and Jacob Williams reach the halfway point in their GWCW list countdown with their #60- 51 matches. They discuss Arn Anderson & Lord Steven Regal, the greatness of Great American Bash 1989, changing thoughts on matches upon rewatches, potential challenges with Peacock and more.  Check out episode 5 and see what matches you agree with, disagree with and how their lists are progressing.

In part two of this very special, very serious podcast miniseries, join some of PTBN’s finest as they live watch, discuss the merits of, and attempt to settle the long standing debate of which WrestleMania is better...17 or 19. Join Ben Locke, Calum McDougall, Tim Capel, Logan Crosland, Matt Souza, Shawn Kidd, and Jennifer Smith as they live watch WrestleMania 19 and all of the fun and games that come with it! Come for the hard hitting wrestling analysis, stay for the Limp Bizkit impressions! It’s WrestleMania 19!

Happy Easter! Marty (Superstar Sleeze on PWO & Twitter) & Mike (DaWho5 on PWO) are bringing the Pro Wrestling Love worldwide as they continue their countdown of the Top 25 Matches to take place in Japan between 2000-2009 right here on the Place To Be Nation. They have cracked the Top Ten and will be disclosing their #10-#6 on this episode. There is discussion of North Dakota or lack thereof. NOAH, New Japan, BattlArts and even MUGA get a shout out on this episode. Mike goes old school with a killer Fujinami vs Nishimura match. Marty breaks it open with an in-depth look into the Tanahashi formula and why he finds it to be so effective. Kenta Kobashi is the big man on campus with three matches being discussed this episode, be sure to listen to find out which of those three they are. Mike gives plenty of love for early 2000s New Japan including an Inokiism classic, Hashimoto & Iizuka vs Ogawa & Murakami in an all-out fracas at the Dome. This is an episode you don’t want to miss. Click the link, download, listen, enjoy and tell us what you think.

In part one of this very special, very serious podcast miniseries, join some of PTBN’s finest as they live watch, discuss the merits of, and attempt to settle the long standing debate of which WrestleMania is better...17 or 19. Join Ben Locke, Calum McDougall, Tim Capel, Logan Crosland, Matt Souza and Shawn Kidd as they live watch WrestleMania 17 and all of the fun and games that come along with it! Come for the hard hitting wrestling analysis, stay for the Lemmy impressions! It’s WrestleMania 17!

It Was a Thing on TV is on the March to WrestleMania and bringing to you the first of two special wrestling themed episodes for the PTB Wrestling Network. Our first episode covers a very special episode of Quantum Leap where Greg, Chico and Mike talk about the time Dr. Sam Beckett lept into the Georgia territory in 1955 as part of a Russian tag team to prevent his brother from dying in the ring.
 
Over the course of the episode Sam and Al try to stop this from happening while encountering a crazed Terry Funk who's wife tries to make the moves on Sam. OH BOY! Follow our regular episodes over on the PTBN Pop feed every Wednesday and if you want to send any show suggestions or feedback for the podcast send them to itwasathingontv@gmail.com

Pro Wrestling Love is back for more on the Place To Be Nation featuring Marty Sleeze (Superstar Sleeze on PWO & Twitter) and Mike (DaWho5 on PWO) breaking down the Top 25 Best Japanese Matches to take place between 2000-2009. This is the midway point of the list looking at #20-#16. The boys use Kensuke Sasaki vs Toshiaki Kawada, New Japan vs All Japan dream match as a case study in pro wrestling pride, Kawada as a chameleon, the difference between “how” vs “why” in wrestling and the very famous Kobashi vs Sasaki Dome match that didn’t make either of our lists, but was worthy of discussion. Wikipedia says Hiro Saito invented the Senton, but this seems off to Mike & Marty. So Pro Wrestling Lovers who invented the Senton? Let us know! FUJITA JR HAYATO Makes his Pro Wrestling Love debut in all his reigning glory! Marty tells his story or how he met Stan Hansen. Pro Wrestling Love ends on a high note of the raucous mayhem of Nagata vs Murakami! If you have not seen this match, drop what you are doing and watch it now! Click think, download and enjoy…let us know what you think! We love to hear!

Jacob Williams and Tyler Kelley continue to countdown their GWCW list covering their #70- 61 matches in this episode. They discuss slop-ass brawls, Sting's ascension, Ole Anderson & El Gigante's complex relationship and the Dude's with Attitude! They also talk about some matches  Check out episode 4 and see if what matches they're high on, what matches they're low on and what takes will make you wonder if they were high (or drunk) when they made their lists.

Marty & Mike are injecting of a dose of Pro Wrestling Love directly into you aural cavity in the second part of their 25 Best Matches of Japan between 2000-2009. Marty Sleeze is Superstarsleeze on Twitter & the PWO forums, his blog is ridingspacemountain.blogspot.com.

Mike is a long time contributor on the PWO Forums at DaWho5. Mike explains the story behind his name, DaWho5, it is not because he is a big fan of the Anvil. Mike has a profound statement that Kawada does not really has his own match structure but instead adapts to others’ frameworks. Marty breaks down the difference between “no-selling” and “not selling” and the importance of “how” and “why” in pro wrestling. They cap it off with them gushing about how excellent the KENTA vs SUWA match was and the genius of the storytelling, the action and the character work. Pro wrestling does not get much better than that match. Click the link, download, listen and enjoy! It is the Pro Wrestling Love show, keep on spreading the Pro Wrestling Love!   

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